How to Help Yourself (and others!) at Home

Problems at home can range from hardware to software to your connection.

  • Check the help sites for your computer, the software, and your Internet Service Provider. Bookmark helpful places.
  • Identify a local individual with technical expertise you can call for help.
  • Determine what phone or email technical support you are entitled to from your computer company and software.
  • Go through School Library Learning 2.0 to learn more about web 2.0 tools that you might use for developing your personal learning network

Essential Professional Tools

  • Badgerlink  (May have to use your library card)
  • FirstSearch (librarians' tools and searches)
  • RefWorks    (Information management utility)
  • Zotero  (information management utility)
  • Diigo  (social bookmarking tool)

UWSSLEC Canvas Assistance

  1. Figure it out yourself using some of the resources available through Canvas.  Search the Canvas Guides.
  2. Chat, call  or email Canvas support  (see Help link in Canvas)


Campus Technology Help (assistance, possible guides/tutorials)